IPP> NOT - Issue 1 - Add Subscription object?

IPP> NOT - Issue 1 - Add Subscription object?

IPP> NOT - Issue 1 - Add Subscription object?

harryl at us.ibm.com harryl at us.ibm.com
Wed Aug 4 10:20:25 EDT 1999

I agree that the subscription should be renewed prior to expiration else it will
need to be entirely re-established.

Harry Lewis
IBM Printing Systems
harryl at us.ibm.com

"Hastings, Tom N" <hastings at cp10.es.xerox.com> on 08/04/99 01:20:20 AM

To:   Michael Sweet <mike at easysw.com>, Carl Kugler/Boulder/IBM at IBMUS
cc:   ipp at pwg.org
Subject:  RE: IPP> NOT - Issue 1 - Add Subscription object?

-----Original Message-----
From: Michael Sweet [mailto:mike at easysw.com]
Sent: Friday, July 30, 1999 13:29
To: kugler at us.ibm.com
Cc: ipp at pwg.org
Subject: Re: IPP> NOT - Issue 1 - Add Subscription object?

kugler at us.ibm.com wrote:
> ...
> Can the lease be renewed? That would be a way to adress Tom's
> concern below about connection closing in method 1:

Yes, that's why we have a "renew-subscription" operation... :)

> ...
> If the lease expires and the connection closes, the client could
> make a new request to renew the lease and continue to get
> notifications pushed from the server.
> ...

Hmm, that brings up an important point - I think the current specs
don't allow renewal after the subscription expires (because the
subscription object may be deleted from the server); I'm just going
from memory here, so I could be remembering this all wrong...

TH> That is correct.  So the client would have to create a new subscription
object and associate it with another object.  A client can only renew a
subscription before the lease expires.

In any case, the client is free to renew or re-subscribe any time
they want, unless the subscription has expired and the server no
longer has any information about the subscription - a definite
possibility given the limited resources available in embedded

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products                  mike at easysw.com
Printing Software for UNIX                       http://www.easysw.com
    "Your logic is impeccable, Captain.  We are in grave danger."

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